ADMINISTRATIVE / COMMERCIAL CAPITAL: Dushanbe
Tajikistan is a landlocked country nestled between Kyrgyzstan and Uzbekistan to the north and west, China to the east and Afghanistan to the south. Most of the country is overed by Mountains.
A population of close to 7.9 Million. Muslims account for about 95% of the population.
Continental and subtropical. The average temperature range between 23 °C and 30 °C in the lower elevations. In the eastern Pamirs, the temperature could go low as -15 °C in January.
Tajik is the official language. Russian is widely used as well.
GMT+5 hrs throughout the year
General: 8 AM to 5 PM
Independence Day: September 9th
National Unity Day: June 27th
May Day: May 1st
Victory Day: May 9th
Christmas: December 25th
Muslim Festivals (Based on the lunar calandar):
IMPORTANT PHONE NUMBERS
Police/ Emergencies: 102